[Wine] Re: Internet Explorer and wine 20050930

Jonathan Ernst Jonathan at ErnstFamily.ch
Mon Oct 10 09:11:01 CDT 2005

Le lundi 10 octobre 2005 à 09:47 +0200, Giulio Ferro a écrit :
> Any workaround?
> Apart from this problem, I'm really puzzled at the poor usability of 
> this software.
> I mean, programs like Internet Explorer should be the first thing that 
> developers
> should make sure to be workable. The fact that just typing "wine 
> ie6setup.exe" yields

Why ? There are superior browsers to replace IE under linux. Priority
should be given to aplications that don't have a valid alternative under
Linux. (Yes I know that some sites requires IE and that webdeveloppers
have a natural interest into tesing their websites into crippled

> an error gives a really bad impression on this software as a whole. I 
> know that the
> developers aren't working for money, but if they are doing this they 
> should first
> concentrate on making a stable core of basic programs to work (IE, 
> outlook, office), before
> giving thought to other applications.

You have to understand that developpers don't take an application and
try to make it work. They are implementing a set of features and when
the features required by an application are sufficiently implemented,
the application starts to work.

Best regards.

Jonathan Ernst <Jonathan at ErnstFamily.ch>
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